Monthly Archives: June 2018

Going, Going, Gone

I sent the galleys of my novel, L’Amérique, to the publisher today, with a cover letter apologizing for the myriad of corrections. It’s sort of embarrassing, thinking a manuscript is over and done with and, rereading it (and having friends … Continue reading

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America the Hateful

For the past few months, the United States has been forcibly separating immigrant children from their immigrant parents and placing the kids—some 10,000 so far—in vacant Walmarts, church basements, and detention centers in fourteen states. There is one word and … Continue reading

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Of Hockey and Tariffs

The Caps won. Hurrah! Washington has some reasons for joy, because God knows, since Donald, we’ve had little to smile about. The Post headlines announcing the Cap’s victory were bigger than those heralding the Trump election. Marx was wrong, it … Continue reading

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Anger & Sadness

This morning on my way to coffee at the breakfast place, a bone-thin man blocked my path. He was café-au-lait colored and bulky from too many sweaters worn on a not cool day. He was pulling a small shopping cart … Continue reading

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